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Windows Defender vs Panda Antivirus Free 2016

Q: Windows Defender vs Panda Antivirus Free 2016

I know WD has improved immensely on Windows 10. Panda I do not know much about however.

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Preferred Solution: Windows Defender vs Panda Antivirus Free 2016

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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I understand its Free vs Paid product comparision but anyway
 

A:F-Secure Internet Security 2016 vs Panda Free Antivirus 2016

If a security soft ranks amongst the top performing AVs, it won't matter much if it does function correctly or causes problems on your specific system.

From lab test results F-Secure has an edge over Panda during testing the past few years in terms of detection (although higher false positives).

From users, it seems more prefer Panda - which is one of Neil Rubenking's (PCMag) favs (that don't mean much - but that is just my opinion).

I'd say, in terms of overall protection, Panda has a slight edge; it might protect your system in a few instances that F-Secure will not.
 

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Hello there everyone,

I'm actually on Kaspersky Antivirus v2016, and i was wishing to go to the freeware side. But i definitly do not want to sacrifice security. Does Panda offer same or even better security than Kaspersky, or shall i rather stay where i am?

Any opinions are welcome.. Thanks in advance
 

A:Panda 2016 Free vs Kaspersky Antivirus 2016

without doubt, i'd choose kaspersky antivirus
 

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Sophos Home Free Antivirus vs Panda Free Antivirus 2016. Which one do you pick and why?
 

A:Sophos Home Free Antivirus vs Panda Free Antivirus 2016

I have to say that I haven't tried Sophos until now. But my opinion about Panda goes like this.

Resource Usage (eg: CPU, RAM)?Panda is efficient in both of them, but during scans it may use more CPU resources

Real World System Impact?Quiet Low

User Friendliness? 5/5

User Interface? 5/5

Level of Protection and Features (eg: Antivirus , Firewall, Behavior Blocker)?4/5
Overall Winner? Since i haven't tried Sophos I cannot give verdict for the best between the two.

Thankyou And Happy New Year.
 

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Effective Malware Blocking
Panda scored very well in my hands-on malware blocking test. When I opened a folder containing my current malware sample collection, it didn't do anything immediately. That's because Panda waits for a significant event like file creation or modification; it doesn't scan just because a process accessed the file. When I copies the collection to another folder, Panda got to work, quickly wiping out 86 percent of the samples.

It also caught some of the remaining samples when I launched them. Overall, it detected 89 percent of the samples and earned 8.8 points, the same as Kaspersky. Among products tested with this same collection, Trend Micro has the best scores, with 93 percent detection and 9.1 points.

Results from tests with my previous malware collection aren't directly comparable, of course, but you have to appreciate what Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus (2015) did with that bunch. It detected 100 percent of the samples and earned a perfect 10 points.

My malicious URL blocking test doesn't rely on a pre-set collection of samples. Rather, I take the very newest list of malicious URLs supplied by MRG-Effitas and attempt to download real-world malware samples. The antivirus gets credit for blocking access to the URL or for wiping out the file during or immediately after the download. I keep at this test until I have results for 100 very new malicious URLs.

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A:Panda Free Antivirus (2016) PCMag review

I should not provide any questions for Panda cause they have already identical two flip side of a story in the test.

One is independent organization test and user based test.
 

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Which av is best ?

BD Free is not compatible with Windows 10
 

A:Bitdefender free 2016 vs Panda free 2016 vs Avira free 2016

1-Panda
2-Avira
3-BitDefender

This is my Top from what you listed.
 

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EMAIL RECEIVED FROM PANDA SECURITY (TRANSLATION FROM SPANISH BY GOOGLE TRADUCTOR)

Coinciding with the launch of consumer products from Panda Security 2015, Panda Cloud Antivirus today FREE Edition is the new Panda Antivirus Free, joining the large family of consumer products from Panda Security.

Why we changed the name of the product?

Panda Cloud Antivirus was born in 2009, the first free cloud-based antivirus. At that time was an innovative approach that broke with the traditional model based on local firms, and allowed us to offer a solution with a high detection rate and a minimum impact on PC performance.

Time has proved us right, and in recent years we have seen the security industry has been forced to adapt their solutions and technologies evolve to rely on the cloud. Today, virtually all security solutions used in varying degrees, to cloud-based threat detection technologies.

Throughout these five years the product has evolved steadily, increasing its power against the new malware and protecting millions of computers worldwide. The offline cache active malware signatures, heuristics technologies, protection behavior, vaccination of USB drives or anti-exploit technology are some of the improvements that have been introduced and improved in each version for maximum protection even when the PC is not connected to the Internet.

This evolution is what has allowed us to build the XMT engine, a technology that Panda has reached the maximum results in the latest comparat... Read more

A:Panda Cloud Antivirus Internet Security now Panda Free Antivirus!

Any links to this info?

Thanks.
 

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Should I use Windows Defender with Panda Free AV & Malwarebytes?

Is it unnecessary and/or redundant?

Will it cause conflicts with Panda & Malwarebytes?

Thanks in advance for any advice.

A:Should I use Windows Defender with Panda Free AV & Malwarebytes?

Hi:

Windows Defender (WD) under Win7 is only a weak anti-malware application.
It does not offer much protection. And you still need at least a robust, real-time AV (either free or paid to supplement it.

Most 3rd-party AVs will at least partially or fully disable WD. I do not know whether that's the case for Panda.

As far as MBAM, you did not mention if it is Free or Premium.
Free will not conflict with WD or any other, real-time security application, as it is only a manual, on-demand scanner. MBAM Free provides no real-time protection.
Premium ought to be fine with both Panda and WD, but MBAM is without question much more robust than WD. IOW, I don't think you'll have any problem with WD + MBAM Premium, but MBAM will provide more protection.

HTH,
MM

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A:Bitdefender free vs Panda free vs Avira free 2016

1-Panda
2-Avira
3-BitDefender

This is my Top from what you listed.
 

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I've tried many free antivirus over the years, but these two have always consistently been the ones I liked the most.

After some issues with Windows 10 last year, I had to briefly switch to Avira but after the issues were fixed I got back to Avast because it was the one I had learned to rely upon in the last few years. However, I'm open to reassess my position between these two excellent products. Something that has also spurred me to reassess the situation was the fact that LifeHacker has recently changed their recommendation from Avast to Avira as the "The Best (Free) Antivirus App for Windows".

On one hand Avast offers a more complete feature set:

File System Shield
Web Shield
Mail Shield
Behavior Blocker (DeepScreen)

Still, I disable the E-mail blocker because I solely use Web mail. I also disable the Web shield because:

It seems to slightly slow down my browsing
I don't like to have all my HTTP traffic analyzed by the AV or any other program
Sometimes it doesn't play well with HTTPS because it internally to scan the encrypted traffic which changes the original website's certificate (I know I can selectively disable the Web Shield for HTTPS only)

So, in practice, I have been using the File System Shield and the Behavior Blocker at default sensitivity settings (no Hardened Mode) to avoid too many False Positives and issues with less known software. I've had no problems with this set up for a long time.

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A:Avast Free Antivirus 2016 vs Avira Free Antivirus 2016

I vote for avast free more options more tweaks u can do in any option, and good deleting " dangers ". ofc software updater desactivate.
avira is anoying when detect some " infecction". run quick scan then many times ask fot reset pc not really good deleting real "dangers".
another thing is " the cloud " based.. oh common without internet cant do nothing really ?..
Abouth resources 50/50 both are good in this, ofc more " shields " u active and more " grade of detection " u activate more cpu/ram uses.
 

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EMAIL RECEIVED FROM PANDA SECURITY (TRANSLATION FROM SPANISH BY GOOGLE TRADUCTOR)

Coinciding with the launch of consumer products from Panda Security 2015, Panda Cloud Antivirus today FREE Edition is the new Panda Antivirus Free, joining the large family of consumer products from Panda Security.

Why we changed the name of the product?

Panda Cloud Antivirus was born in 2009, the first free cloud-based antivirus. At that time was an innovative approach that broke with the traditional model based on local firms, and allowed us to offer a solution with a high detection rate and a minimum impact on PC performance.

Time has proved us right, and in recent years we have seen the security industry has been forced to adapt their solutions and technologies evolve to rely on the cloud. Today, virtually all security solutions used in varying degrees, to cloud-based threat detection technologies.

Throughout these five years the product has evolved steadily, increasing its power against the new malware and protecting millions of computers worldwide. The offline cache active malware signatures, heuristics technologies, protection behavior, vaccination of USB drives or anti-exploit technology are some of the improvements that have been introduced and improved in each version for maximum protection even when the PC is not connected to the Internet.

This evolution is what has allowed us to build the XMT engine, a technology that Panda has reached the maximum results in the latest comparat... Read more

A:Panda Cloud Antivirus is now Panda Free Antivirus!

Any links to this info?

Thanks.
 

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I am deciding bewtween Panda Free 2016 and 360 Total Security. I know 360 has really good protections but have also heard that they tend to quarantine Windows system files. I do not know much about Panda except that it is heavily reliant on cloud, which is fine and they do decent in independent testing. I would like your opinion on which one you think is better for a reliable, effective, and light antivirus experience.
 

A:Panda Free 2016 vs 360 Total Security

Qihoo has one of the best detection, the downside is a lot of false positive, if you use all the engines in real time it will use a lot of memory.

About Panda Cloud, well, it's a decent product.
 

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Hey I need some advice. I cleaned up all my Images today and started over.

I had no idea Panda Anti-Viras a firewall, and I installed Spyshelter Firewall too, both of these are retail versions.

Should I turn off the Panda firewall or leave them both on?

Thanks
 

A:I had no idea...Panda Antivirus Pro 2016...

PANDASECURITY.COM - PROTECT YOUR WIRELESS NETWORKS AGAINST HACKERS AND INTRUDERS
"Panda Antivirus Pro 2016 includes a bidirectional firewall to protect your Wi-Fi network from intrusions and unwanted connections. Chat, share photos and videos, read your favorite blogs or simply surf the Web with complete peace of mind."

You may have missed this on their homepage, as they advertise as WiFi Protection.

Here's a comparison with the Free version:

 

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Good afternoon everyone,
 
I hope you are all well?
 
Sorry to worry you, but please could you help me and let me know which FREE Antivirus is the best one to use for 2016?
The reason I ask this is because I have had to get a new desktop computer, as my old one would cost me more to repair/fix so I have bought a new computer.
 
My computer is a Lenovo all in one desktop, specs are as follows:
 
1.Operating System is: Windows 10 Home 64 bit x 64- based processor.
 
2. Processor: Intel ® celeron ® CPU J 3160 @ 1.60 GHz 1.60 GHz
 
3. Installed RAM: 4.00GB
 
4. Hard Drive: 1 Terabit
 
At the moment I have the following FREE programs installed:
 
1. C Cleaner
 
2.  Secunia PSI
 
3. Malwarebytes Antimalware.
 
I used to use Sophos Home FREE, would you recommend me using it?
Please could you kindly let me know what FREE Antivirus you would recommend for 2016?
What other FREE programs would you recommend for me?
 
At the moment I am using McAfee LiveSafe, which  is a paid antivirus and came preinstalled on my computer and that is due to expire, so I want to replace it with a free antivirus.
 
I am very careful and I do use common sense.
 
I look forward to hearing from you soon, thank you so much in advance for your help, support and replies I really appreciate it.
 
Kind Regards
 
TheHappyOne  
 
 

A:Best FREE Antivirus 2016 for Windows 10 please thank you.

There is no universal "one size fits all" solution that works for everyone and there is no single best anti-virus. Every vendor's virus lab and program scanning engine is different. Each has has its own strengths and weaknesses and they often use a mix of technologies to detect and remove malware.Choosing an anti-virus is a matter of personal preference, your needs, your technical ability and experience, features offered, user friendliness, ease of updating (and upgrading to new program release), ease of installation/removal, availability of quality/prompt technical support from the vendor and price. Other factors to consider include detection rates and methods, scanning engine effectiveness, how often virus definitions are updated, the amount of resources the program utilizes, how it may affect system performance and what will work best for your system. A particular anti-virus that works well for one person may not work as well for another. Everyone's system is different and sometimes you may need to experiment and find the one most suitable for your needs.Here are links to some related discussion topics:Which anti-virus program are you using?Best Free Antivirus?Best Antivirus?Best anti-virus software for windows 8?Looking for recommended anti-virus softwaresWhat is the best antivirus protection?What's the best premium security suite in the market currently?Here are links to BC polls:Poll: Best Antivirus and FirewallPoll: Best Anti-Spyware/Anti-Malware/On-Demand ScannerI gen... Read more

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Good afternoon everyone,
 
I hope you are all well?
 
Sorry to worry you, but please could you help me and let me know which FREE Antivirus is the best one to use for 2016?
The reason I ask this is because I have had to get a new desktop computer, as my old one would cost me more to repair/fix so I have bought a new computer.
 
My computer is a Lenovo all in one desktop, specs are as follows:
 
1.Operating System is: Windows 10 Home 64 bit x 64- based processor.
 
2. Processor: Intel ® celeron ® CPU J 3160 @ 1.60 GHz 1.60 GHz
 
3. Installed RAM: 4.00GB
 
4. Hard Drive: 1 Terabit
 
At the moment I have the following FREE programs installed:
 
1. C Cleaner
 
2.  Secunia PSI
 
3. Malwarebytes Antimalware.
 
I used to use Sophos Home FREE, would you recommend me using it?
Please could you kindly let me know what FREE Antivirus you would recommend for 2016?
What other FREE programs would you recommend for me?
 
At the moment I am using McAfee LiveSafe, which  is a paid antivirus and came preinstalled on my computer and that is due to expire, so I want to replace it with a free antivirus.
 
I am very careful and I do use common sense.
 
I look forward to hearing from you soon, thank you so much in advance for your help, support and replies I really appreciate it.
 
Kind Regards
 
TheHappyOne  
 
 

A:Best FREE Antivirus 2016 for Windows 10 please thank you.

There is no universal "one size fits all" solution that works for everyone and there is no single best anti-virus. Every vendor's virus lab and program scanning engine is different. Each has has its own strengths and weaknesses and they often use a mix of technologies to detect and remove malware.Choosing an anti-virus is a matter of personal preference, your needs, your technical ability and experience, features offered, user friendliness, ease of updating (and upgrading to new program release), ease of installation/removal, availability of quality/prompt technical support from the vendor and price. Other factors to consider include detection rates and methods, scanning engine effectiveness, how often virus definitions are updated, the amount of resources the program utilizes, how it may affect system performance and what will work best for your system. A particular anti-virus that works well for one person may not work as well for another. Everyone's system is different and sometimes you may need to experiment and find the one most suitable for your needs.Here are links to some related discussion topics:Which anti-virus program are you using?Best Free Antivirus?Best Antivirus?Best anti-virus software for windows 8?Looking for recommended anti-virus softwaresWhat is the best antivirus protection?What's the best premium security suite in the market currently?Here are links to BC polls:Poll: Best Antivirus and FirewallPoll: Best Anti-Spyware/Anti-Malware/On-Demand ScannerI gen... Read more

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Bitdefender has released stable build of its Free Antivirus

"Bitdefender Free 2016 is no longer under BETA.

It has been released as full today 5 December 2016.

There is no changelog available for this product."

Download link http://download.bitdefender.com/windows/bp/agent/en-us/bitdefender_online.exe
Announcement on the forum Bitdefender Anti-Virus FREE 2016
User Guide http://download.bitdefender.com/windows/bp/Bitdefender_AntivirusFree_2016_en.pdf
 

A:Bitdefender Antivirus Free 2016 Final released for Windows

This is the final version
 

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I understand that Windows Defender will now also protect you against PUPs and is much more robust than in previous versions of Windows and provides much better security.
 
Would I be better off with the free version of Bitdefender Antivirus, or should I stick with Windows Defender?
 
(Windows 10)

A:Windows Defender vs Bitdefender Free Antivirus

Windows 8 and Windows 10 integrates a robust version of Windows Defender for its anti-virus and anti-malware protection. IMO Windows 8/10 Defender is just as good as any other free antivirus solution (and probably easier to use for the novice) without bundled toolbars or nagging popups...read Is Windows Defender Good Enough.With that said, Bitdefender is one of the few free anti-virus products which does not bundle toolbars or have nagging popups.Although Windows 8/10 Defender provides some anti-malware protection...it is weak, meaning it does not provide comprehensive protection and cannot prevent, detect and remove all threats at any given time. This is true for most anti-virus solutions. Anti-virus and anti-malware programs each perform different tasks as it relates to computer security and threat detection. Essentially, they look for and remove different types of malicious threats.In simplistic terms, Anti-virus programs generally scan for infectious malware which includes viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkis and bots.Anti-malware programs generally tend to focus more on adware, spyware, unwanted toolbars, browser hijackers, potentially unwanted programs and potentially unsafe applications.Anti-virus and Anti-malware solutions with anti-exploitation features protect against zero-day malware, drive-by downloads, exploits and Exploit Kits.Therefore, you need both an anti-virus and an anti-malware solution for maximum protection. If you choose to use Windows 8/10 Defender (or an... Read more

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I understand that Windows Defender will now also protect you against PUPs and is much more robust than in previous versions of Windows and provides much better security.
 
Would I be better off with the free version of Bitdefender Antivirus, or should I stick with Windows Defender?
 
(Windows 10)

A:Windows Defender vs Bitdefender Free Antivirus

Windows 8 and Windows 10 integrates a robust version of Windows Defender for its anti-virus and anti-malware protection. IMO Windows 8/10 Defender is just as good as any other free antivirus solution (and probably easier to use for the novice) without bundled toolbars or nagging popups...read Is Windows Defender Good Enough.With that said, Bitdefender is one of the few free anti-virus products which does not bundle toolbars or have nagging popups.Although Windows 8/10 Defender provides some anti-malware protection...it is weak, meaning it does not provide comprehensive protection and cannot prevent, detect and remove all threats at any given time. This is true for most anti-virus solutions. Anti-virus and anti-malware programs each perform different tasks as it relates to computer security and threat detection. Essentially, they look for and remove different types of malicious threats.In simplistic terms, Anti-virus programs generally scan for infectious malware which includes viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkis and bots.Anti-malware programs generally tend to focus more on adware, spyware, unwanted toolbars, browser hijackers, potentially unwanted programs and potentially unsafe applications.Anti-virus and Anti-malware solutions with anti-exploitation features protect against zero-day malware, drive-by downloads, exploits and Exploit Kits.Therefore, you need both an anti-virus and an anti-malware solution for maximum protection. If you choose to use Windows 8/10 Defender (or an... Read more

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Hello Forum!

This is my first post here and I hope I get it right.
Practically I want them to tell me their opinions on which is better between "Panda free antivirus and ad-adware free antivirus"

The so short djeo to be understood and be easy to answer

A Salu2! from Argentina!
 

A:What is better Panda free antivirus or ad-aware free?

Hello and welcome to malwaretips,
I think adaware got a better detection, but i would trust more Panda.
Both don't have proactive protection, and web filter are almost the same.
Adaware do more false positive than Panda (thanks bitdefender engine).
If you can use other antivirus than panda or adaware you should do it.
 

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Recommended settings are same for all three.
You should read help file if you don't understand any settings.

AVG ANTIVIRUS FREE 2016

One good thing about AVG antivirus free is that the license granted never expires. So once you install it you can keep using it for many years without registering or getting a new key every year.

DOWNLOAD LINK AVG ANTIVIRUS FREE

AVG | Antivirus Software Download

RECOMMENDED SETTINGS

You may untick ?Show AVG Shredder in the Windows context menu?

Untick ?Ask me before removing threats?
Tick ?Scan files on close?

Tick ?Scan for tracking cookies?

Select ?Complete at next computer restart?
Click ?Apply? and ?OK?


Spoiler: First time scan
FIRST TIME SCAN

After you have installed AVG antivirus free you must do whole computer scan for the first time.
To do so click ?Scan Now? as shown below

Let AVG complete the scan.


Spoiler: Read Help File
HELP FILE

It is recommended that user read the help file to understand various features and settings of AVG.
To open help file select ?options->Help contents?

User can also access help file by clicking ??? at lower right corner from advanced settings

AVG Internet Security/Antivirus 2016 Recommended settings

DOWNLOAD LINK
AVG ANTIVIRUS 2016

AVG | Antivirus Software Download
AVG INTERNET SECURITY 2016

AVG | Antivirus Software Download

RECOMMENDED SETTINGS

You may untick ?Show AVG Shredder in the Windows context menu?

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A:Bitdefender Free Antivirus 2016 vs FortiClient 5.4 Free

What if I were to tell you, there is NO best?

What Antivirus do you currently use, and why is it important for you to know which one is the better product?
 

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With respect to the Best Free Antivirus 2015 competition, I'm starting a thread series where users of the various products will be joining together to state the Pro's and Con's of each antivirus/internet security software and why they think it is a contender or not for the Best Free Antivirus.

The first post will be updated by me with what user's think is good and bad about the product, so an informed decision can be made for newcomers.

Related Threads:
Avast Free Antivirus - The Pro's and Con's
Avira Free Antivirus - Pro's and Con's
Comodo Internet Security Premium - The Pro's and Con's
Qihoo 360 Total Security - The Pro's and Con's

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A:Panda Free Antivirus - The Pro's and Con's

Pro's : Good detection, good protection, low memory usage.

Con's: Slow scan, some removal issues, dependent on internet connection.
 

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I'm considering switching from MSE to this antivirus program in my Windows 7 computers and in my Windows XP test computer.

I would like to hear some comments and advice from those who have used it.

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A:Panda Cloud Antivirus Free 3.01

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Source : http://support.pandasecurity.com/fo...3&t=3253&sid=39630971f44b2a913f664287217e2343

Should you have any suggestion, please access http://cloudav.ideascale.com/

In this community, you can submit ideas, vote on existing ideas, or add comments.

To submit an idea, please click the Submit New Idea button at the top of the navigation sidebar. You will then be asked to add a title and choose a campaign for the new idea. You will also have the option to add tags to the idea. To vote on an idea, simply click the up or down arrows to the right of the idea title/description. And to add a comment, click in the box below the idea.

If you would like to see all ideas created with a specific tag, you can click on the word or phrase via the tagcloud in the navigation sidebar area under "What we're discussing". You can also view ideas sorted by Campaigns from the right navigation area. To return to this page, click the All Ideas link.
 

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Does Panda Free Antivirus ever receive product software updates like Avast and AVG?

Ex: Avast just got upgraded to Avast Free 2015. AVG did as well.

A:Panda Free Antivirus Question?

It should get some sort of updates. But the best way to find out is probably to go to their site and take a look and see if there is any info on that.

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A:Avast Free Antivirus 2017 VS Windows Defender - Windows 10

Follow the advice given by @Windows Defender Shill in the other thread, then you won't question every security product.
 

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Hi all

Panda Free AntiVirus 18.0 Free

New UI completely redesigned.
Improved subscription and device management integrated in the product. Users can manage their subscriptions and their anti-theft protection (My Devices area) from their products.
Fully compatible with the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
Engine improvements for better protection and performance.
Other improvements requested by Panda Community.
Panda Free Antivirus 18.0 brings redesigned UI, better protection and performance

With best Regards
Mops21
 

A:Panda Free Antivirus 18.0 Free

I Will test it soon... thanks
 

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Quote:
Panda Cloud Antivirus was released as a public beta in April 2009. Almost seven months later, boasting millions of downloads and with the developer taking advantage of thousands of lines of user feedback, the application has reached its first final stage and is now released to home users. The reason behind all the user interest is that Panda Security broke the traditional antivirus pattern in terms of looks, form of protection (cloud-based scans) as well as costs to the user (it is free of charge for home users).

Among the fixes that have been operated in the latest edition of Panda Cloud Antivirus, we note repairs to scan process, Internet connectivity problem messages, no slowdown of the PC after installing the product, background scan has been improved, as well as management of quarantine and restoration of disinfected files.


The final detection rate ranking of the full collection of malware, taking into consideration updated sigs and products, is the following:
Panda: 99.4%
Avira: 98.9%
Avast: 98.2%
MSE: 97.8%
AVG: 95.8%
Comodo: 74.6%
Panda Cloud Antivirus Review - Panda Cloud Antivirus Download - Softpedia

Cloud Antivirus #1 in PC World Comparative | Panda Cloud Antivirus

Panda Cloud Antivirus, The first free cloud antivirus against viruses, spyware, rootkits and adware

A:Panda Cloud Antivirus Goes Final [free]

I like its tiny clean interface. However, I wish they could have added web scanner and some settings into it.

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Panda Free Antivirus vs 360 Total Security. Which is better? Why?
 

A:Panda Free Antivirus vs 360 Total Security

360 is far quite better in detection but there are some false positives that come with that. Panda has a decent detection but I have never liked it.
 

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Hello

I am using Panda Free Antivirus on a shared PC with users' experience ranging from Basic to Medium.

Overview:

2 x Microsoft Accounts with Standard user rights
1 x Local Account with Admin rights
All accounts are password protected

Whilst logged into one of the Standard user account, I noticed that Panda could be disabled (!). I have since set up a password to access the Panda Console (UI/Settings).

Additionally, I have downloaded the built-in Panda Cloud Scanner if required in the future, though I doubt I would need this.

Internet Explorer has File Downloads set to disabled, for all sites.

Are they any recommendations for Panda Free Antivirus?​
 

A:Configuring Panda Free Antivirus, recommendations?

Hello...
I've found Panda very efficient with default settings. The most important recommendation I'd give is to enable 'Scan after cache synchronization' in On-demand scans settings. Also, only if you have a slow internet connection, to increase the time a file is blocked before obtaining a result from the cloud. You could also enable 'Automatically vaccinate every USB driver inserted into the PC' in USB settings.
That's all I think... Thanks for reading!
 

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Why Panda Free Antivirus?

Light
Panda Antivirus protects while you browse, play or work online, and you won´t even notice it's there.
It is extremely light as all the work is done in the cloud.

Easy
This is a truly 'install and forget' solution.
You won't have to worry about updates, or complex settings and decisions ever again. It works for you.

Secure
It delivers maximum and fast protection against the latest viruses, thanks to cloud-scanning from the Collective Intelligence servers. Url & web filtering with behavioural analysis protection
There's no need for massive signature files on your PC or daily updates.

Technical Requirements are one of the most modest

Operating System: Windows 8/8.1 (32 & 64 bits), Windows 7 (32 & 64 bits), Windows Vista (32 & 64 bits), Windows XP (32 bits) SP2 or later
Processor: Pentium 300 MHz or faster
RAM: 256 MB
Hard Disk: 240 MB free space
Browser: MS Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Mozilla Firefox 2 or higher, Google Chrome
First of all, if you made your decision to install Panda Free Antivirus, then uninstall your current security solution (antivirus or interent security) and restart your computer.
Download Panda Free Antivirus : http://www.pandasecurity.com/usa/homeusers/solutions/free-antivirus/
Run the installer as "admin"

Uncheck the Yahoo & MyStart option, these settings can affect on your browser's homepages. Then click "Accept and Install"..

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A:How to Install Panda Free Antivirus 2015

Great advice, thanks for posting.
 

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panda Cloud AV 2.0 is available for download in CNET and Downloadcrew....but panda site shows latest version 1.5.2

here's the CNET link: http://download.cnet.com/Panda-Clou...-10914099.html?tag=contentMain;contentBody;1d

here's downloadcrew link: http://www.downloadcrew.com/article/24489-panda_cloud_antivirus_free

Screenshots from CNET:


 

A:Panda Cloud Antivirus Free 2.0 available for download

oh the vaccine is free now ! damn i have no slots to install it
 

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Hi so i just revived my long dead laptop with new hardisk and RAM but only for the purpose of office works... the only OS i can install to this machine is its original Windows XP Pro.

so i want to install he best/free/light antivirus to this laptop, can u recommend me anytng? previously i used kaspersky 11 but not anymore since im sure this machine cant handle the recent version... will be lagged during startup and anything...

Ive read about Avira so i went to their web and download the free version however i bet its not compatible witn XP anymore as there was eror when i double clicked it and its not running anytng... so please a good one to protect this machine?

regards

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Hi so i just revived my long dead laptop with new hardisk and RAM but only for the purpose of office works... the only OS i can install to this machine is its original Windows XP Pro.

so i want to install he best/free/light antivirus to this laptop, can u recommend me anytng? previously i used kaspersky 11 but not anymore since im sure this machine cant handle the recent version... will be lagged during startup and anything...

Ive read about Avira so i went to their web and download the free version however i bet its not compatible witn XP anymore as there was eror when i double clicked it and its not running anytng... so please a good one to protect this machine?

regards

A:Best free antivirus for Win XP 2016?

Avira and Avast both work for XP. You may have to use an older version.
What is the make and model # of the laptop? I have installed Windows 10 and 7 32 bit in laptops that are up 10 years or 12 years old, as long as they have at least 2GB of RAM. Occasionally you might have a problem finding the Video driver on the oldest models and then can only use the standard VGA but it works.

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Panda Security Announces Windows 8 Compatibility for Panda Antivirus Pro 2012 ? News ? Windows 8 Apps – news, downloads, forum





Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced the beta release of Panda Antivirus Pro 2012 compatible with Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Users who have installed the beta version of the new Microsoft operating system will benefit from the best protection against malware. Consumers can download it free from Panda Antivirus Pro 2012 Beta | Beta Zone-Downloads-Panda Security



I used the cloud based antivirus on my tablet in win7 and really noticed how much lighter it ran than locally installed security software.

Downloading the beta now to check it out. It's free until CP expires.

A:Panda Antivirus Pro 2012 Beta for W8CP Free

I thought there was a razorblade in the candy-floss for a moment when the Panda Security app demanded that I register, but all the registration asked for was an e-mail address. Unclick the box to opt out of marketing information.

The free license ends 9/26/2012 -- I thought I remembered that WCP expires in 2013...

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Panda's new Metro UI look

More and more antivirus developers have migrated to the cloud to keep their malware definitions up to date and scan computers directly from a remote server to reduce resource usage. Evidently, cloud technology has its pros and cons when it comes to security applications, but users have deemed them reliable overall.

Last week, Panda Security released version 3 for Panda Cloud Antivirus, bringing new features to the table compared to its previous edition (check out our review for Panda Cloud Antivirus 2.0). The interface has been revamped to blend in with the Metro UI look of Windows 8, tasks can be now scheduled to run automatically without user intervention, a rescue kit can be used in urgent scenarios triggered by malware infiltrations, while pen drives can be prevented from infecting PCs via autorun (previously available only in the Pro version of Panda Cloud Antivirus).

The package unwraps very quickly. However, since it is ad-supported, Panda gives users the possibility to install some browser components that it does not actually need to run normally, as well as to modify some browser settings. With minimal user intervention, these tools can be excluded from the setup.
Panda's Metro UI interface with flat buttons
As previously mentioned, Panda's interface has been rebuilt from scratch, favoring flat tiles with multiple colors. Thanks to an "Edit" button placed on the bottom of the frame, users may hide tiles and re-... Read more

A:Panda Cloud Antivirus Free 3 Softpedia Review

Panda Cloud Antivirus Free - very slow in blocking and removing threats.
 

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Very Good Malware Blocking
As with SuperAntiSpyware Professional 6.0, Panda's on-access scanning doesn't spring into action until you attempt to execute a file. Unlike SuperAntiSpyware, Panda did a good job blocking malware at launch. It deleted three quarters of the samples before they could execute.

A few of the samples did manage to launch; Panda caught some of those later in the process. Its detection rate of 86 percent is tied with Bitdefender for the best detection rate among products tested with my current sample set. Panda's overall score of 8.0 can't beat Bitdefender's 8.3 points, but it's better than the rest of the current group, includingKaspersky Anti-Virus (2015)'s 7.9 points.

Panda Free Antivirus 2015 Malware Blocking Chart

You'll note in the chart that AVG AntiVirus FREE 2014 and various others tested with my previous malware collection made a significantly better showing. That was a different set of samples, though, and the independent testing labs give very good scores to Panda, Kaspersky, and Bitdefender.

As part of my testing, I installed about 20 PCMag utilities. Panda's behavior-based malware detection identified a temporary file created by one of them as malicious, though when I looked at the detailed log it merely said "suspicious." I submitted the file to VirusTotal, to be sure it wasn't actually infected. All of the 53 antivirus engines hosted on VirusTotal gave it a clean bill of health... Read more

A:Panda Free Antivirus 2015 PCmag review

Does it differ from Panda Cloud Free?( I mean ,Are they two seperate products or this one is the new follower?)
 

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I have 6 months trial license all of them. Which one do you recommend?

Thank you in advance.

Best regards.

Heyye.
 

A:Avast IS 2016 / Panda IS 2016 / Bitdefender IS 2016

What kind of system do you have?
Panda and Avast are the lightest while Bitdefender can be heavy.

All 3 offer excellent protection (Avast requires tweaking; Bitdefender and Panda works out of the box), while Bitdefender is mainly known for its detection rate (signatures).

Try the 3 of them (trial versions, not the 6 months) and see which one you prefer.

In terms of UI, all 3 are user friendly.

Have a look here for Avast and Bitdefender info:
KIS 2016 vs NIS 2016 vs BIS 2016 vs Avast IS 2016 vs Trend Micro IS 2016
 

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I've just tried to install Adguard but Panda blocks and quarantines it. Surely a false positive?
 

A:Panda Free Antivirus detects Adguard installer as malware

uninfected1 said:





I've just tried to install Adguard but Panda blocks and quarantines it. Surely a false positive?Click to expand...

Yes, it's a false positive, assuming that the Adguard installer you downloaded was the official copy from the official website.

I've just scanned the official Adguard installer at VirusTotal to check for false positive detections. The results were no detections; you can view the results here.
 

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What is the best free antivirus?
 

A:Best Free Antivirus (March 2016). Poll.

360 TS or Avast free...
360 TS free but with more features than avast
 

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Bitdefender has released stable build of its Free Antivirus

"Bitdefender Free 2016 is no longer under BETA.

It has been released as full today 5 December 2016.

There is no changelog available for this product."

Download link http://download.bitdefender.com/windows/bp/agent/en-us/bitdefender_online.exe
Announcement on the forum Bitdefender Anti-Virus FREE 2016
User Guide http://download.bitdefender.com/windows/bp/Bitdefender_AntivirusFree_2016_en.pdf
 

A:BitDefender Antivirus Free 2016 FINAL

This is the final version
 

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Hello everybody,
 
As you may have noticed the New Bitdefender Free 2016 BETA is available.
 
You can access the beta page using this link. Bitdefender FREE 2016
 
Please keep in mind that this is a BETA release and not the final product.
 
You can send us your feedback by pressing the cog wheel icon in the top right of the interface and selecting Help and Support.
 
P:S  This new BETA supports Windows 10. ( https://forum.bitdefender.com/index.php?showtopic=70184&p=256113 )
 

Full Features List

 

Advanced Threat Control
Behavioral detection technology acts as an additional protective layer by constantly monitoring active programs and tagging suspicious activities.

Web protection
Never worry about phishing or any type of online fraud when you shop, bank or just surf online. Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition 2016 can also filter out inappropriate content.


Virus Scanning and Removal
On-demand scanning - powerful scan engines ensure detection and removal of all viruses.

Ultra-fast Scanning
With SmartScan, Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition 2016 learns how you use your computer so it avoids slowing you down when scanning files for malware.

Improve the performance of your device
The innovative Photon technology optimizes scanning processes in relation to your PC configuration so speed and performance remain unaffected.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Hello everybody,
 
As you may have noticed the New Bitdefender Free 2016 BETA is available.
 
You can access the beta page using this link. Bitdefender FREE 2016
 
Please keep in mind that this is a BETA release and not the final product.
 
You can send us your feedback by pressing the cog wheel icon in the top right of the interface and selecting Help and Support.
 
P:S  This new BETA supports Windows 10. ( https://forum.bitdefender.com/index.php?showtopic=70184&p=256113 )
 

Full Features List

 

Advanced Threat Control
Behavioral detection technology acts as an additional protective layer by constantly monitoring active programs and tagging suspicious activities.

Web protection
Never worry about phishing or any type of online fraud when you shop, bank or just surf online. Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition 2016 can also filter out inappropriate content.


Virus Scanning and Removal
On-demand scanning - powerful scan engines ensure detection and removal of all viruses.

Ultra-fast Scanning
With SmartScan, Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition 2016 learns how you use your computer so it avoids slowing you down when scanning files for malware.

Improve the performance of your device
The innovative Photon technology optimizes scanning processes in relation to your PC configuration so speed and performance remain unaffected.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A:BitDefender Free Antivirus 2016 BETA.

If you are an Authorized Company Representative for Bitdefender (Author, Developer, Researcher, Support Engineer), please read the information I have just sent via PM to your inbox.

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If anyone can help me i have windows 7 ultimate HP 64bit Pavilion dv7 I have recently changed antivirus program from Microsoft security Essential to Panda Cloud Antivirus free 2.3.0 and on the scan it picked up a trogan virus found in c:\System Volume Information I have 3 files in this folder of the same name two sizes the same one smaller i am not sure which one to manually delete? should i try a different program to remove it? 

A:Trojan\VBSOD.A virus found using Panda Cloud Antivirus free 2.3.0

I'd recommend doing a scan with an online scanner, or two, to eliminate the possibility of a false positive.
 
Here are a couple to choose from:
 
Bitdefender - http://www.bitdefender.com/scanner/online/free.html
 
ESET - http://www.eset.com/us/online-scanner/
 
 

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Hi all

Avast Free Antivirus NEW: Beta version released - 2016.12.1.2263

NEW: Beta version released - 2016.12.1.2263

With best Regards
Mops21
 

A:Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.1.2263 BETA

After reading the changes, the "Removed NG (VHardware virtualization) - moved the technology to cloud, in next betas we will introduce new flow for handling unknown files" sounds interesting. I know they had issues with NG (Windows 10 and some Windows 8 and 8.1).

They need to work more on the Suspicious Behavior (HIPS), some malware can bypass it.
 

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Which free antivirus software do you recommend?
 

A:Which free antivirus software do you recommend? (March 2016)

360 TS or Avast free...
360 TS free but with more features than avast
 

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